Ciber is currently seeking a Systems Architect in Plano, TX!       Leads PMO technical streams. Works with partners to develop engineering, installation, and commissioning teams to deploy. systems for the application architecture supporting transformation programs. Directs automation and tool development team to automate the process and insure smooth implementation and operations. Provides guidance to teams responsible for infrastructure sizing, installation and testing. Manage risks associated with systems integration through appropriate standards and security policies. Conduct and lead design activities with respect to future state reference architecture.   BA/BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent; advanced technical educational degree preferred. Minimum 15+ years of experience in application development and architecture design. Experience in managing complex, multi-vendor IT technical transformation programs to meet Telco quality, performance and resilience requirements. Prefer familiarity and experience with NFV/SDN, cloud architectures, ability to work in multi-vendor scenarios, preferably including Network Equipment Suppliers (NEPs) Experience in telco solutions and integrations to BSS/OSS applications. Prefer familiarity with Telco architectures, component integration, and industry policy standards such as provided by ETSI and the Telemanagement Forum. Excellent communication skills (written and oral). This position requires the successful completion of a background investigation and/or drug screen.  Ciber, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  Learn. Ciber Transformation Services help our clients accelerate the pace of change. Through effective talent identification, thoughtful implementation and reskilling, we help IT organizations modernize their workforce, meet emerging industry requirements and ultimately shift their labor pyramid. Grow.  For more than 40 years, Ciber has delivered the technical savvy and IT solutions that help businesses achieve strategic goals. A global IT consulting company with some 6,500 people, Ciber has offices on four continents and in 15 countries. Founded in 1974, Ciber remains client focused and results driven. The company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CBR). For more information, visit http://www.ciber.com/.